OLD RSA coins Value

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  1. Neil H

    Neil H Moderator MASA Contributor

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    I stumbled across a collection of old RSA coins......

    the old R1 coins 50C 20c 10c and 5c

    as well as

    1 shilling coins

    2 1/2 shilling coins

    5 shilling coins and a whole bunch

    there must be 3 or 4 dozen of these coins - does anyone know if there is ANY value to them ?
     
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  3. Andreas

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    It depends what year they were printed. As far as I remember(about 10 years ago)the 1965 R1 was worth a couple of thousands back then.But dont hold me to that though:whistling:I've also still got a small collection of SA bank notes,coins and overseas currency
     
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    Why not google it and see. They must be worth something to the right person.
     
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    The coins value also depends of other things besides the date. I still have R2 notes. I know a couple of years back the R5 with Presidents inauguration on it was worth R25.
     
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    After reading the article there are different grades, so I bet my ones are the cheep ones. Will have to get them evaluated.
     
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    Lol, you will probably those ones are made from platinum.
     
  12. Rory

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    Generally while the coins are still legal tender they won't have any value more than the actual value of the coin, ie. the presidential inauguration R5's are only really worth R5, however are likely to appreciate a lot more than the normal R5 coins once they are officially out of circulation. Also the ones that aren't in a box from the mint etc etc aren't ever really worth that much.
     
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    That's a "proof" coin, there's about a R749995 difference between that and the ones in your moms bank bag... :( (I've also got a whole lot of them, and a ton of much older SA coins/notes and some older stuff from other countries)
     
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    lIghty - have your read the details on that site that Shaun posted? It says "ONLY BOXED COPIES" of the coin are valued that high.... the one's in circulation is only worth exactly that - R5...
     
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    I found some posts of guys that have sold them for more than R5, 1 guy got about R45 for them. They are worth as much as how much somebody will pay for them.

    I found some really old coins king George V 1833, would love to know if they are worth any thing, will be doing some phone calls tomorrow, but most collectors want them in mint condition.
     
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    That's pretty much it hey...

    Go look on bidorbuy.co.za if you want some real world prices.
     
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    Sheesh that's not much.I'd rather keep keep it.Love the old R1 coin.One of my favourites;)
     
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    I have to agree as well, they faxed me a list of rare SA coins and I would rather keep my pennies etc than sell them for a couple of rands.
     
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